Teen goes from behavior issues and attention struggles to an 18-point IQ increase!
LearningRx Personal Brain Training Reviews Success of Student with TBI and ADHD
LearningRx, the world’s largest personal brain training company, is celebrating the incredible success of Kip, a teen with repetitive traumatic brain injury and ADHD who recently graduated from a personal brain training program.
Before enrolling in personal brain training Kip was experimenting with drugs, racing cars and struggling in school. He was impulsive, wouldn’t turn in homework, and his relationships with his parents and siblings was starting to suffer. “[I’m] lucky that I have not been arrested and that I’m not dead,” he says, “because some of those things could have added up to it.”
Kip was enrolled in a brain training program through the Gibson Institute of Cognitive Research as part of a study looking at the impact of brain training on individuals diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Kip’s ADHD symptoms were likely caused by a traumatic brain injury he sustained as a young child. Following his brain training program, Kip saw an IQ increase of 18 points—from 114 to 132—and according to the lead researcher of the study, Dr. Amy Moore, he no longer qualifies as ADHD. In other words, if he were to try and enter the study today, he would not qualify!
Kip also experienced a number of behavioral changes: “I started to notice that I was acting better,” he says. “I was doing my schoolwork a lot better. I got a job, actually.”
Kip is now mentoring other teens and even taking college-level courses.
LearningRx highlights students’ successes from personal brain training by showcasing them in videos on http://studentshoutouts.com/.